Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request, 31967-31968 [2013-12576]

Download as PDF 31967 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 102 / Tuesday, May 28, 2013 / Notices Commission Act of 2007, Public Law 110–53. Collection of Information Title: FEMA Preparedness Grants: Urban Areas Security Initiative (UASI) Nonprofit Security Grant Program (NSGP). OMB Number: 1660–0110. Type of Information Collection: Extension, without change, of a currently approved information collection. FEMA Forms: FEMA Form 089–25, NSGP Investment Justification Template; FEMA Form 089–24, NSGP Prioritization of the Investment Justifications. Abstract: The NSGP is an important tool among a comprehensive set of measures to help strengthen the Nation against risks associated with potential terrorist attacks. FEMA uses the information to evaluate applicants’ familiarity with the national preparedness architecture and identify how elements of this architecture have been incorporated into regional/state/ local planning, operations, and investments. Information collected provides narrative details on proposed activities (Investments) that will be accomplished with grant funds and prioritizes the list of applicants from each requesting State. This program is designed to promote coordination and collaboration in emergency preparedness activities among public and private community representatives, State and local government agencies, and Citizen Corps Councils. Affected Public: Not-for-profit Institutions; State, Local or Tribal Government. Number of Respondents: 1,133. Number of Responses: 1,133. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 94,875 hours. TABLE A.12—ESTIMATED ANNUALIZED BURDEN HOURS AND COSTS Avg. burden per response (in hours) Total annual burden (in hours) 1,100 84 92,400 $37.09 $3,427,116.00 1 33 75 2,475 48.13 119,121.75 ........................ 1,133 .................... 94,875 .................... 3,546,237.70 Type of respondent Form name/Form No. Number of respondents Number of responses per respondent Not-for-profit Institutions NSGP Investment Justification Template/ FEMA Form 089–25. NSGP Prioritization of the Investment Justifications/FEMA Form 089–24. 1,100 1 33 ......................................... 1,133 State, Local or Tribal Government. Total ........................ Total number of responses Avg. hourly wage rate* Total annual respondent cost * Note: The ‘‘Avg. Hourly Wage Rate’’ for each respondent includes a 1.4 multiplier to reflect a fully-loaded wage rate. Estimated Cost: The estimated annual cost to respondents for the hour burden is $3,546,237.70. There are no annual costs to respondents operations and maintenance costs for technical services. There is no annual start-up or capital costs. The cost to the Federal Government is $388,618.70. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Comments Comments may be submitted as indicated in the ADDRESSES caption above. Comments are solicited to (a) evaluate whether the proposed data collection is necessary for the proper performance of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) evaluate the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (c) enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses. VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:46 May 24, 2013 Jkt 229001 Dated: May 20, 2013. Charlene D. Myrthil, Director, Records Management Division, Mission Support Bureau, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security. [FR Doc. 2013–12579 Filed 5–24–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–19–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency [Docket ID: [FEMA–2013–0021] OMB No. 1660–0115] Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Federal Emergency Management Agency, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on a revision of a currently approved information collection. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice seeks comments concerning the information PO 00000 Frm 00084 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 collection activities required to administer the Environmental and Historic Preservation Environmental Screening Form. DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before July 29, 2013. ADDRESSES: To avoid duplicate submissions to the docket, please use only one of the following means to submit comments: (1) Online. Submit comments at www.regulations.gov under Docket ID FEMA–2013–0021. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. (2) Mail. Submit written comments to Docket Manager, Office of Chief Counsel, DHS/FEMA, 500 C Street SW., Washington, DC 20472–3100. All submissions received must include the agency name and Docket ID. Regardless of the method used for submitting comments or material, all submissions will be posted, without change, to the Federal eRulemaking Portal at http://www.regulations.gov, and will include any personal information you provide. Therefore, submitting this information makes it public. You may wish to read the Privacy Act notice that is available via the link in the footer of www.regulations.gov. Tom Harrington, Branch Chief, FEMA, Grant Programs Directorate, (202) 786–9791 or FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: E:\FR\FM\28MYN1.SGM 28MYN1 31968 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 102 / Tuesday, May 28, 2013 / Notices Tom.Harrington@fema.dhs.gov. You may contact the Records Management Division for copies of the proposed collection of information at facsimile number (202) 646–3347 or email address: FEMA-Information-CollectionsManagement@dhs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: FEMA, Grant Programs Directorate (GPD) awards thousands of grants and each year through various grant programs. These programs award funds for projects used to improve homeland security and emergency preparedness. The National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA), Public Law 91–190, Sec. 102(B) and (C), 42 U.S.C. 4332, the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966 (NHPA), Public Law 89–665, 16 U.S.C. 470f and a variety of other environmental and historic preservation laws and Executive Orders (EO) require the Federal government to examine the potential impacts of its proposed actions on communities, public health and safety, and cultural, historic, and natural resources prior to undertaking those actions. The GPD process of considering these potential impacts is called an environmental and historic preservation (EHP) review which is employed to examine compliance with multiple EHP authorities through one consolidated process. With input from grantees, the EHP Screening Form was revised for clarity and ease of use. The 2013 Screening Form does not require any new information, and includes an appendix with guidance on providing photographs with the EHP submission. Grantees are no longer required to submit floodplain and wetlands maps, or information about the proposed project’s relationship to an existing master plan. Collection of Information Title: Environmental and Historic Preservation Screening Form. OMB Number: 1660–0115. Type of Information Collection: Revision of a currently approved information collection. FEMA Forms: FEMA Form 024–0–1, Environmental and Historic Preservation Screening Form. Abstract: NEPA requires that each Federal agency to examine the impact of its actions (including the actions of grantees using grant funds) on the human environment, to look at potential alternatives to that action, and to inform both decision-makers and the public of those impacts through a transparent process. This Screening Form will facilitate FEMA’s review of grantees actions in FEMA’s effort to comply with the environmental requirements. Affected Public: State, Local or Tribal Government; not-for-profit institutions. Number of Respondents: 3,000. Number of Responses: 3,000. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 24,000 hours. ESTIMATED ANNUALIZED BURDEN HOURS AND COSTS No. of respondents No. of responses per respondent Total No. of responses Avg. burden per response (in hours) Total annual burden (in hours) Avg. hourly wage rate Total annual respondent cost 2,800 1 2,800 8 hours 22,400 $42.10 $943,040 Not-for-Profit Institutions ...... Environmental and Historic Preservation Screening Form/FEMA Form 024–0– 1. Environmental and Historic Preservation Screening Form/FEMA Form 024–0– 1. 200 1 200 8 hours 1,600 42.10 67,360 Total ............................. ............................................. 3,000 ........................ 3,000 .................... 24,000 .................... 1,010,400 Type of respondent State, Local or Tribal Government. Form name/Form number • Note: The ‘‘Avg. Hourly Wage Rate’’ for each respondent includes a 1.4 multiplier to reflect a fully-loaded wage rate. Estimated Cost: The estimated annual cost to respondents for the hour burden is $1,010,400.00. There are no annual costs to respondents operations and maintenance costs for technical services. There is no annual start-up or capital costs. The cost to the Federal Government is $5,394,630.00. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Comments Comments may be submitted as indicated in the ADDRESSES caption above. Comments are solicited to (a) evaluate whether the proposed data collection is necessary for the proper performance of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) evaluate the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (c) enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) minimize the burden of the collection of information on those VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:46 May 24, 2013 Jkt 229001 who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses. Dated: May 20, 2013. Charlene D. Myrthil, Director, Records Management Division, Mission Support Bureau, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security. [FR Doc. 2013–12576 Filed 5–24–13; 8:45 am] DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency [Docket ID: [FEMA–2013–0020] OMB No. 1660–0114] Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: BILLING CODE 9111–19–P PO 00000 SUMMARY: The Federal Emergency Management Agency, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on a revision of a currently approved information collection. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice seeks Frm 00085 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\28MYN1.SGM 28MYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 102 (Tuesday, May 28, 2013)]
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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Federal Emergency Management Agency

[Docket ID: [FEMA-2013-0021] OMB No. 1660-0115]


Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; 
Comment Request

AGENCY: Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Federal Emergency Management Agency, as part of its 
continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites 
the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity 
to comment on a revision of a currently approved information 
collection. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 
this notice seeks comments concerning the information collection 
activities required to administer the Environmental and Historic 
Preservation Environmental Screening Form.

DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before July 29, 2013.

ADDRESSES: To avoid duplicate submissions to the docket, please use 
only one of the following means to submit comments:
    (1) Online. Submit comments at www.regulations.gov under Docket ID 
FEMA-2013-0021. Follow the instructions for submitting comments.
    (2) Mail. Submit written comments to Docket Manager, Office of 
Chief Counsel, DHS/FEMA, 500 C Street SW., Washington, DC 20472-3100.
    All submissions received must include the agency name and Docket 
ID. Regardless of the method used for submitting comments or material, 
all submissions will be posted, without change, to the Federal 
eRulemaking Portal at http://www.regulations.gov, and will include any 
personal information you provide. Therefore, submitting this 
information makes it public. You may wish to read the Privacy Act 
notice that is available via the link in the footer of 
www.regulations.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Tom Harrington, Branch Chief, FEMA, 
Grant Programs Directorate, (202) 786-9791 or

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Tom.Harrington@fema.dhs.gov. You may contact the Records Management 
Division for copies of the proposed collection of information at 
facsimile number (202) 646-3347 or email address: FEMA-Information-Collections-Management@dhs.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: FEMA, Grant Programs Directorate (GPD) 
awards thousands of grants and each year through various grant 
programs. These programs award funds for projects used to improve 
homeland security and emergency preparedness. The National 
Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA), Public Law 91-190, Sec. 102(B) 
and (C), 42 U.S.C. 4332, the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966 
(NHPA), Public Law 89-665, 16 U.S.C. 470f and a variety of other 
environmental and historic preservation laws and Executive Orders (EO) 
require the Federal government to examine the potential impacts of its 
proposed actions on communities, public health and safety, and 
cultural, historic, and natural resources prior to undertaking those 
actions. The GPD process of considering these potential impacts is 
called an environmental and historic preservation (EHP) review which is 
employed to examine compliance with multiple EHP authorities through 
one consolidated process. With input from grantees, the EHP Screening 
Form was revised for clarity and ease of use. The 2013 Screening Form 
does not require any new information, and includes an appendix with 
guidance on providing photographs with the EHP submission. Grantees are 
no longer required to submit floodplain and wetlands maps, or 
information about the proposed project's relationship to an existing 
master plan.

Collection of Information

    Title: Environmental and Historic Preservation Screening Form.
    OMB Number: 1660-0115.
    Type of Information Collection: Revision of a currently approved 
information collection.
    FEMA Forms: FEMA Form 024-0-1, Environmental and Historic 
Preservation Screening Form.
    Abstract: NEPA requires that each Federal agency to examine the 
impact of its actions (including the actions of grantees using grant 
funds) on the human environment, to look at potential alternatives to 
that action, and to inform both decision-makers and the public of those 
impacts through a transparent process. This Screening Form will 
facilitate FEMA's review of grantees actions in FEMA's effort to comply 
with the environmental requirements.
    Affected Public: State, Local or Tribal Government; not-for-profit 
institutions.
    Number of Respondents: 3,000.
    Number of Responses: 3,000.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 24,000 hours.

                                                       Estimated Annualized Burden Hours and Costs
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                                                                                                          Avg.        Total                     Total
                                                               No. of        No. of       Total No.    burden per     annual    Avg. hourly     annual
         Type of respondent          Form name/Form number  respondents   responses per       of        response   burden  (in   wage rate    respondent
                                                                           respondent     responses    (in hours)     hours)                     cost
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State, Local or Tribal Government..  Environmental and            2,800               1        2,800      8 hours       22,400       $42.10     $943,040
                                      Historic
                                      Preservation
                                      Screening Form/FEMA
                                      Form 024-0-1.
Not-for-Profit Institutions........  Environmental and              200               1          200      8 hours        1,600        42.10       67,360
                                      Historic
                                      Preservation
                                      Screening Form/FEMA
                                      Form 024-0-1.
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    Total..........................  .....................        3,000  ..............        3,000  ...........       24,000  ...........   1,010,400
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 Note: The ``Avg. Hourly Wage Rate'' for each respondent includes a 1.4 multiplier to reflect a fully-loaded wage rate.

    Estimated Cost: The estimated annual cost to respondents for the 
hour burden is $1,010,400.00. There are no annual costs to respondents 
operations and maintenance costs for technical services. There is no 
annual start-up or capital costs. The cost to the Federal Government is 
$5,394,630.00.

Comments

    Comments may be submitted as indicated in the ADDRESSES caption 
above. Comments are solicited to (a) evaluate whether the proposed data 
collection is necessary for the proper performance of the agency, 
including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) 
evaluate the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of the 
proposed collection of information, including the validity of the 
methodology and assumptions used; (c) enhance the quality, utility, and 
clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) minimize the burden 
of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including 
through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or 
other technological collection techniques or other forms of information 
technology, e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses.

    Dated: May 20, 2013.
Charlene D. Myrthil,
Director, Records Management Division, Mission Support Bureau, Federal 
Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security.
[FR Doc. 2013-12576 Filed 5-24-13; 8:45 am]
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